Publications

International trade continues to grow despite US policy

Economic research

  • USA
  • General economic

3rd July 2018

All eyes are on US trade policy, but we forecast trade to continue to grow robustly in 2018.

Trading Briefs

Access Atradius know-how on trading opportunities including the documents: Export Practice, Credit-to-Cash Briefings and the Atradius Risk Map.

Industry Performance Forecast

Access a snapshot of the credit risk situation and business performance of 14 major industries in more than 30 countries. The forecast is based on the assessment of Atradius underwriters.

IPF Teaser Weather Icon

Filter...

by country

Filter by country

by sector

Filter by sector

by keyword

Filter by keyword

    MENA Country Report Algeria 2018

    Country report

    • Algeria
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    24th July 2018

    Despite the rebound in oil prices economic growth is expected to recover only modestly in 2018 as fiscal consolidation hampers private consumption growth.

    MENA Country Report Egypt 2018

    Country report

    • Egypt
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    24th July 2018

    Despite the painful short-term effect of rising prices for consumers, in the medium-term the economy should benefit from the IMF-programme related reforms.

    MENA Country Report Morocco 2018

    Country report

    • Morocco
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    24th July 2018

    Economic expansion has been maintained through robust performance of automotive, aeronautics, chemicals and electronics industries and the tourism sector.

    MENA Country Report Saudi Arabia 2018

    Country report

    • Saudi Arabia
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    24th July 2018

    The economic diversification will proceed only slowly, leaving the economy largely dependent on oil revenues and state support for the time being.

    MENA Country Report Tunisia 2018

    Country report

    • Tunisia
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    24th July 2018

    Tackling bureaucracy and reforming the tax and subsidy systems are necessary to improve the economic conditions and to reduce the high unemployment rate.

    MENA Country Report UAE 2018

    Country report

    • United Arab Emirates
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    24th July 2018

    Economic growth is expected to accelerate in 2018 and 2019, due to higher oil prices, stronger external demand and the easing of fiscal consolidation.

    Market Monitor chemicals United Kingdom 2018

    Market Monitor

    • United Kingdom
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    19th July 2018

    Good short-term outlook for the chemicals sector, but Brexit poses a downside risk for businesses profitability and payment behaviour in the mid-term.

    Market Monitor chemicals India 2018

    Market Monitor

    • India
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    19th July 2018

    Sales growth in the pharmaceuticals and healthcare market is supported by a robust economic outlook and increasing private and public healthcare spending.

    Market Monitor chemicals Italy 2018

    Market Monitor

    • Italy
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    19th July 2018

    Further growth expected, but businesses dependent on construction, construction materials and consumer durables still require particular attention.

    Market Monitor Chemicals USA 2018

    Market Monitor

    • USA
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    19th July 2018

    Potential taxes on chemicals-related imports could find US chemicals businesses paying more for feedstocks and would negatively impact supply chains.

    Disclaimer

    The statements made herein are provided solely for general informational purposes and should not be relied upon for any purpose. Please refer to the actual policy or the relevant product or services agreement for the governing terms. Nothing herein should be construed to create any right, obligation, advice or responsibility on the part of Atradius, including any obligation to conduct due diligence of buyers or on your behalf. If Atradius does conduct due diligence on any buyer it is for its own underwriting purposes and not for the benefit of the insured or any other person. Additionally, in no event shall Atradius and its related, affiliated and subsidiary companies be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of the use of the statements made information herein.